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About drelist

Dr. Elist (James J. Elist, M.D.,F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.), has been in private practice in Beverly Hills, California since 1982 specializing in Urology. Dr Elist ‘s major interests (sub specialties) include impotency, male sexual dysfunction, infertility and Male Enhancement Procedures(Penile Enlargement and Testicular Enlargement).

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Erectile Dysfunction and Sleep Apnea

Published: January 7, 2016

Erectile Dysfunction and Sleep Apnea According to a new study reported in the peer reviewed journal Erectile Dysfunction in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease (1), investigators suggested that obstructive sleep apnea should be suspected in males complaining of erectile dysfunction. Based on the results of the comprehensive study conducted on 870 males, it was observed that … Continue reading Erectile Dysfunction and Sleep Apnea

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Erectile Dysfunction and Prostate Biopsy

Published: January 6, 2016

Erectile Dysfunction and Prostate Biopsy Prostate biopsy (also referred to as transrectal ultrasonography-guided prostate needle biopsy) is usually conducted in clinical practice to rule out the possibility of prostate malignancy. However, like all invasive diagnostic tests, prostate biopsy is also associated with a mild risk of adverse effects or complications. For example; according to a … Continue reading Erectile Dysfunction and Prostate Biopsy

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Microscopic Hematuria

Published: January 5, 2016

Microscopic Hematuria Hematuria is defined as the presence of blood in the urine. Depending upon the type and amount of blood; hematuria can be clinically classified as: Gross hematuria: Frank bleeding or presence of visible blood in the urine. Microscopic hematuria: Urine is generally clear and blood is only visible on the microscopic examination. According … Continue reading Microscopic Hematuria

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Urinary Diversion

Published: January 4, 2016

Urinary Diversion The anatomy of the human urinary tracts includes two kidneys, two ureters, one urinary bladder and a urethra. Kidneys perform the function of making urine by filtering the blood, which then passes to the bladder through hollow tubes, known as ureters. When the bladder gets filled completely, the reflex of micturition (urination) helps … Continue reading Urinary Diversion

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Dec

Diabetes – Sexual and Reproductive health

Published: December 24, 2015

Diabetes – Sexual and Reproductive Health Diabetes mellitus is classified among the most notorious and prevalent metabolic conditions that are known to affect individuals of all age groups. It is marked by persistently raised blood glucose concentration due to aberrations in the metabolism and tissue uptake of dietary sugars. Based on the pathophysiology and management; … Continue reading Diabetes – Sexual and Reproductive health

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Testicular Torsion – What It Is and What You Need to Do

Published: December 23, 2015

Testicular Torsion – What It Is and What You Need to Do Testicular torsion is a surgical emergency that occurs when the spermatic cord, the duct that travels within the scrotum, becomes kinked or wrapped around a testicle. The blood supply to the testicle is interrupted, resulting in severe pain from lack of oxygen. Testicular … Continue reading Testicular Torsion – What It Is and What You Need to Do

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Testicular Torsion: Causes and Symptoms

Published: December 22, 2015

Testicular Torsion:  Causes and Symptoms Testicular torsion is a surgical emergency, so it’s important to recognize. The spermatic cord contains blood vessels that supply the scrotum. In testicular torsion, the testicle rotates, twisting the spermatic cord and interrupting the blood supply. The causes aren’t entirely clear. Many men who experience testicular torsion have an inherited … Continue reading Testicular Torsion: Causes and Symptoms

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Varicocele: Diagnosis and Treatment

Published: December 21, 2015

Varicocele: Diagnosis and Treatment Diagnosis of varicocele A physician usually diagnoses varicocele after a physical examination during which you will be examined standing up and lying down. Varicocele may be easier to feel or see when you are standing up, since the veins are more likely to fill and expand when you are standing. “Bearing … Continue reading Varicocele: Diagnosis and Treatment

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Sexual Health for Your Teenager

Published: December 18, 2015

Sexual Health for Your Teenager Hormonal transition brings a number of physiological changes in the physical and mental health of adolescents at the time of puberty. However, a lot of people tend to forget that puberty related changes may influence mood, behavior, practices and sexual interests. Therefore, it is the responsibility of parents and teachers … Continue reading Sexual Health for Your Teenager

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Varicocele: Causes and Symptoms

Published: December 17, 2015

Varicocele: Causes and Symptoms A varicocele is an abnormality of the veins that drain blood from the testicles that results in pooling of blood in the veins that return blood from the testicles and scrotum. Blood receives oxygen in the lungs and is then pumped out through the heart to all of the cells and … Continue reading Varicocele: Causes and Symptoms

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